Netrin-G/NGL complexes encode functional synaptic diversification.

  title={Netrin-G/NGL complexes encode functional synaptic diversification.},
  author={Hiroshi Matsukawa and Sachiko Akiyoshi-Nishimura and Qi Zhang and Rafael Luj{\'a}n and Kazuhiko Yamaguchi and Hiromichi Goto and Kunio Yaguchi and Tsutomu Hashikawa and Chie Sano and Ryuichi Shigemoto and Toshiaki Nakashiba and Shigeyoshi Itohara},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  volume={34 47},
Synaptic cell adhesion molecules are increasingly gaining attention for conferring specific properties to individual synapses. Netrin-G1 and netrin-G2 are trans-synaptic adhesion molecules that distribute on distinct axons, and their presence restricts the expression of their cognate receptors, NGL1 and NGL2, respectively, to specific subdendritic segments of target neurons. However, the neural circuits and functional roles of netrin-G isoform complexes remain unclear. Here, we use netrin-G-KO… CONTINUE READING
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